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Penurious

Meaning: extremely stingy; parsimonious

Oct 13, 2016 11:45 IST
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Meaning: extremely stingy; parsimonious

Pronunciation: puh-noo r-ee-uh s

Usage/Example: 1. During this penurious era, I was once told, Aston employees had a tradition of applauding when a car left the factory under its own power. (Source: Autoblog)

2. But rather it was an actual phone conversation with a supporter from Cebu to whom Mystica had confessed her penurious state these days. (Source: The Manila Times)

3. Let us think of a scene where a filthy rich industrialist refuses to let his shoulder be touched by a profusely sweating penurious farmer. (Source: Daily Times)

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